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Juan Leon Mera 678 y Foch, Quito 170150, Ecuador
+593 2-222-8538
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steak was cooked well but served with average sides. Restaurant had few customers but despite this the service felt rushed. Nice wine by the glass but didn't stay for a second glass as we felt we keeping the staff from shutting up for the night.

Thank WelshKnights77
Dingle, Ireland
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Every time I have been in Quito, I have visited this great little restaurant and I always have a big steak! Beef is good quality and always cooked to perfection, sides are good, they have a decent wine selection and a good wait staff. It's right across from The Magic Bean.

Thank shicklestotle
Vienna, Austria
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We really loved the friendly Argentine restaurant where we spent our first dinner night in Quito! The steak was really tasty and of high quality and also the locro dishes were delicious! Even though the Foch area is a tourist place, this restaurant is a perfect exception and offers very traditional and high quality food. Thank you also for the... More 

Thank 320christophm
Springfield, Virginia
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

A really fun place to find on a rainy night. Great food with Argentine accents. Steaks, seafood, pork, & chicken - all well prepared and plated. Good beer and wine too.

1 Thank Leif J
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We had beef, which was perfectly done, tender and delicious. Best meal i had inn Ecuador. Highly rekommandert.

1 Thank 854gunhilds
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place was a total disappointment. Good malbec wines in a venue that could have been so nice, but that totally fail in the foods. A complete lack of love for anything but the money they get from only tourists who doesn´t know better than to go in to this place that looks good at a first glimps but that... More 

Thank Anna E
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Visited this restaurant with a big group of colleagues, seating was good, location is great just a block away from the famous Plasa Foch. The first meal I ordered was that bad I sent it back and chose another dish that was very good and tasteful. The service was good. The prices are not that bad and the place is... More 

Thank Jairo_Silberie
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Where to start, too much tables in the place: doesn't allow sitting and eating correctly. T-Bone tasted as sheep, barrely 10 fries as a side (we asked for more and they added 2...), Waiter melted wines in a same glass and didn't remove empty beer glasses and menus from table, shrimps were cooked with meat sauce. We went for dinner... More 

Thank Pierre François V
Oulu, Finland
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We took ensalada mixta, chili con carne and pesto pasta. We randomly selected this restaurant but were happily surprised. The food was really delicious! We were amazed about the pasta, and chili con carne had really good taste too. As a place it is not anything special. It is not ugly or unpleasant but it is nothing to recommend either.... More 

Thank MinneMeet
Brussels, Belgium
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Tasty food. You receive a great portion. Very friendly staff. Great neighbourhood, good music, finally no fast food.

Thank Maite D

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Restaurant Details

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Argentinian, Steakhouse, Latin, Spanish, South American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Juan Leon Mera 678 y Foch, Quito 170150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Pichincha Province  >  Quito
  • Phone Number: +593 2-222-8538

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?